§ Mr. Worthington
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what calculation has been made of the additional staffing needs for Her Majesty's inspectorate under the parents charter; and if he will make a statement.216W
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
[holding answer 6 November 1991]: The proposals of the parents charter have implications for the work of Her Majesty's inspectorate. I am considering how these proposals are to be met in the context of the inspectorate's functions and responsibilities overall.